Clindamycin is an antibiotic that is made to treat serious internal bacterial infections. The active ingredient in anti-bacterial medications such as Cleocin, Clindamycin is most often used to fight infections involving anaerobic bacteria, but may also be used as a topical antibiotic for a variety of conditions.
Clindamycin may also be marketed as: Generic Clindamycin, and Cleocin
Clindamycine comes as a 1% topical gel in a 10g tube
Generic Clindamycin is an antibiotic that is made to treat serious internal bacterial infections. Generic Clindamycin fights off bacteria to treat certain anaerobic bacteria infections and protozoal diseases, including malaria. Consult your doctor before taking Clindamycin for either above mentioned conditions, or alternative uses.
Generic Clindamycin is to be taken with a full glass of water. If taking this medication in liquid form, carefully measure dosage with a doctor issued dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup. Contact a doctor or pharmacist if you do not have a dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup. Contact your doctor for the precise instructions that apply to you.
Many doctors advise regular blood tests while taking this medication to monitor its effectiveness. Many patients are advised to schedule doctor's visits while taking Generic Benicar to monitor the effectiveness of this treatment.
Inform your doctor and surgeon that you are taking Generic Benicar before you go in for any surgical procedure or medical test. Do not stop taking this medication without first speaking to your doctor, as suddenly halting treatment may worsen your condition.
Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following side-effects associated with an allergic reaction: hives, shortness of breath, swelling of the lips, tongue, throat or face.
Stop taking Generic Clindamycin and seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following serious side effects:
bloody or watery diarrhea, jaundice, pale skin, easy bruising or spontaneous bleeding in the nose, mouth rectum or vagina, fever, body aches, chills, mouth sores, flu like symptoms, severe skin reaction, facial swelling, tongue swelling, burning eyes, a red or purple skin rash that spreads, blistering and peeling.
Less serious side effects associated with Generic Clindamycin include:
mild nausea, stomach pains, vomiting, vaginal itching or unusual discharge, heartburn, and joint pain.
Additional side-effects may result from taking this medication. Consult a medical profession before taking this or any other medication.
Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction.
Before taking Generic Clindamycin, consult your doctor if you have a history of any of the following medical conditions:
Crohn's disease, colitis, kidney disease, liver problems, intestinal disease, asthma, or eczema.
Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or plan on becoming pregnant before taking this medication.
Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction. Do not take Generic Clindamycin if you are allergic to clindamycin, or lincomycin (Bactramycin, L-Mycin, Lincocin).
Do not take Generic Clindamycin if you are currently taking: erythromycin (E.E.S., Erythrocin, EryPed, Ery-Tab, Pediazole, et al).
Always inform your doctor of any medications you are taking (including vitamins, herbal supplements, and over the counter medications) before embarking on a new treatment. Additional medications not listen here may interact negatively with your medication.
Do not take more than your recommended dosage. Take missed doses as soon as you remember unless it is nearly time for your next treatment.
Keep Generic Clindamycin in a cool, dry place away from heat and moisture. Dispose of any unused medication past the point of expiry. Keep out of reach of children and pets.